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Employment

Updated on 1.6.17

TEACHING ARTIST, VIOLIN/VIOLA – IMMEDIATE OPENING

Brookline Music School (BMS) seeks a Teaching Artist in VIOLIN/VIOLA for immediate appointment to teach private lessons and coach chamber ensembles on 1-3 weekdays, and on Saturdays in April and May. BMS Private students generally range in age from six years to adult, with Suzuki students starting as young as four. Teaching takes place at Kennard House, our main location, with additional instruction in the Brookline Public Schools.

QUALIFICATIONS

Brookline Music School seeks a violinist with a proven record of teaching a wide range of age groups and levels. A strong commitment to chamber music, both as a coach and performer, is highly preferred. The successful applicant will be passionate and committed to growing a private studio through solid pedagogy and recruitment. Organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills are essential to represent the school to our students and their families. An undergraduate degree in performance or pedagogy is required; a graduate degree or the equivalent—demonstrated through teaching and performing experience—is highly preferred. Ability to play and teach beginning to intermediate viola is needed for short-term Saturday substitute teaching in April through early June. Suzuki method training/certification is advantageous, but not required. Applicants should be willing to commit to at least three years on faculty.

TO APPLY

Candidates should send a cover letter, résumé, and a list of references with email and phone contact information to info@bmsmusic.org with the job title in the subject heading. References should include parents of at least two current or recent students. Applicants should be prepared to give a live teaching demonstration with a BMS student and to perform a short repertoire selection. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Review of applicants will begin immediately.

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EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC TEACHER – IMMEDIATE OPENING

Brookline Music School (BMS) seeks a part-time EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC TEACHER to teach music classes for children ages 2 to 6. The successful applicant will be charismatic, playful, creative, and energetic, with excellent musical skills, an understanding of child development, and experience with Gordon’s Music Learning Theory.

QUALIFICATIONS

Brookline Music School seeks an individual with a proven record of teaching early childhood music classes who is passionate and committed to growing the early childhood program through solid pedagogy. Organizational, communication and interpersonal skills are essential in order to represent the school to our students’ families. An undergraduate degree in music education or a related music field is required; a graduate degree or the equivalent is preferred.

TO APPLY


Candidates should send a cover letter, résumé, and a list of references with email and telephone contact information to info@bmsmusic.org with the job title in the subject heading. References should include parents of at least two current or recent students. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Review of applicants will begin immediately.

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ABOUT BROOKLINE MUSIC SCHOOL

Brookline Music School seeks to awaken and nurture musical interest, appreciation, and artistic excellence in a friendly and stimulating atmosphere; to offer a high standard of comprehensive music instruction to people of all ages and backgrounds from the local community; and to serve the community by teaching in multiple locations, offering generous tuition assistance, and sponsoring a full schedule of concerts and public performances throughout the year.

A private, nonprofit community school for the arts, BMS is the oldest and largest cultural institution in Brookline. Founded in 1924 by the Brookline Public Schools, its original purpose was to enhance school orchestras by providing music lessons after hours on school premises. BMS became a private organization in the 1940s and was incorporated as a nonprofit organization in 1967.

Brookline Music School does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, religion, veteran-status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic.